Andree St-Germain: “I believe it is an exciting time to be a woman in our industry. Gender diversity is essential. There will be more and more opportunities for talented and hard-working young women that will require a wide range of skill sets. The focus is not only on attracting women, but also retaining them and, most importantly, developing them.”

International Women in Mining Profile: Andree St-Germain Andree St-Germain started her career in investment banking, focussing mainly on assisting mining companies with mergers and acquisitions. As she became more intrigued by the industry, she moved to work directly for a mining company, where the multi-faceted nature of her daily challenges keeps her passionate and engaged. […]

WIMAR SG Panel Discussion

Commodities Innovation Forum Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Time: 2PM – 6PM, Networking drinks from 6PM – 8PM Venue: SGX Auditorium, 2 Shenton Way, #02-02, SGX Centre 1 Singapore 068804 Registration: WIMAR SG Tickets: Free for WIMAR and SMC members (subjected to limited seats) $60 for non-members Jointly organised by WIMAR SG and Singapore Mining Club […]

WWR / PwC Art of Mining Competition

Online voting: January 6 – March 2, 2020 Celebration: Monday, March 2, 2020 Venue: The Globe and Mail Centre, 351 King Street East, Toronto Wowen Who Rock is proud to continue its partnership with the PwC’s Art of Mining Competition, an art-filled evening where mining companies become the artists and we as the audience become the critic, […]

WWR / Mining Hall of Fame

Date: Thursday, January 09, 2020 Time: Reception 5:30 p.m. Dinner 6:30 p.m. Dress: Business attire or black tie Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre Constitution Hall, North Building Women Who Rock Executive Team is invited once again to host the inductees for the prestigious 32nd Annual Mining Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony  

Roundup 2020 / WIMBC

4th Annual Groundup networking event Date: Monday, January 20, 2020 Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: Vancouver Club 915 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC V6C 1C6 Canada Registration: Eventbrite Tickets: Free The WIMBC team will be on-site selling raffle tickets for some great door prizes. Come to connect with colleagues while giving back to the […]

Roundup 2020 / WIMBC

DISCOVERY DAY 2020 Sunday, Jan 19; 10 am – 2 pm Bring your family and friends down to Discovery Day to share your love of all things exploration. A fun, free community-oriented event packed with interactive and educational displays for curious minds of all ages. Stop by the WIMBC booth to say hello, and pick […]

WIMBC Lunch & Learn

Date: Friday, January 17, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Venue: Fasken (Vancouver) 550 Burrard Street, Suite 2900 Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3 Canada Registration: Eventbrite Cost: Free Presenter: Courtnay Bush Title: Gender Diversity in Mining 2020 Understanding the numbers, research, policies and bold industry action required for gender equity in mining Technological, demographic, policy and […]


International Women’s Day Events Date: Brisbane | Monday 2 March 2020 Sydney | Tuesday 3 March 2020 Melbourne | Wednesday 4 March 2020 Adelaide | Thursday 5 March 2020 Perth | Friday 6 March 2020 Hobart | Tuesday 10 March 2020 Time: 11:30 am – 3:00 pm Tickets: AusIMM member – $145 Non member – $155 Table (10) – $1,450 AusIMM’s International Women’s Day […]

Me Too Mining Networking

Burgers, Beers and Bystanders Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Time: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm Venue: Steamworks 375 Water Street Vancouver, BC V6B 1B8 Canada Registration: Eventbrite Tickets: $25 for a Burger and a Beer or Vegetarian Chili and a Beer Me Too Mining Association and our 1st public event! If you are in town […]

WIM/WIN-SK Lunch & Learn

Me Too Mining Association’s DIGGER Program Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Venue: TBD Saskatoon, SK Registration: Eventbrite Cost: Free Join Zoom Meeting online: Meeting ID: 771 381 8377 Join Zoom Meeting by phone: +1 647 558 0588 (Canada) Meeting ID: 771 381 8377 Not in Canada? Find your […]

WIM/WIN-SK Lunch & Learn

Uranium Tailings Management at Cameco’s Rabbit Lake Operation Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Venue: Cameco Operations Building 1131 Avenue W South Room 147/148 Saskatoon, SK S7M 4E8 Canada Registration: Eventbrite Cost: Free Join Zoom Meeting online: Meeting ID: 771 381 8377 Join Zoom Meeting by phone: +1 647 558 […]

Women in the C-Suite | Highgrade Special with Gladys Smith

Gladys Smith heads the Latin America Team for IWiM and helped to kickstart women in mining groups. In this video she shares her views on stereotypes and it’s impact on the extractives sector. This interview is part of a Highgrade Special series on gender equality in mining. A collaboration with gender equality champions the German […]

WIM Toronto Talk

Key Messages – Developing & Delivering Them Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Venue: Norton Rose Fullbright – 222 Bay Street, Suite 3000, Toronto ON Tickets: Members $15 Non-members $25 Lunch will be provided Event Contact: Patricia Wood at Please register no later than January 13th at: Please join us for a […]

NPW Awards

We want to say a huge thank you to our Northern Power Women community, partners, sponsors, judges, creatives, volunteers for your ongoing support in 2019. Join us the raise a glass to all Northern Power Women and fabulous advocates #WeCan. Northern Power Women is FIVE next year and will continue to amplify stories #NPWRoleModels across the North! Northern Power Women […]

NPW Role Model Series

Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Venue: NatWest 1 Hardman Boulevard Spinningfields Manchester M3 3AQ United Kingdom Registration: Eventbrite Tickets: Free Join us for the final event in Role Model Series powered by NatWest in Manchester! New year, new career??? Thinking of starting a business? Already started need some support? […]

Future of Mining Australia

Date: 23-24 March 2020 Venue: Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia Website and registration: Event enquiries: contact the Events Team on or call 61 862 639 152 Overview: The third edition of the Future of Mining Australia conference takes place at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth from 23–24 March 2020, covering a vast range […]

Nazgul Oskoeva: “It is not about being a man or woman: it is about being a human being (treat everybody as you want to be treated); it is about dedicating yourself to what you do, acting to add value, continuously improving, knowing where you want to be, never giving up—and it is about choice.”

International Women in Mining Profile: Nazgul Oskoeva Nazgul Oskoeva initially entered the mining industry through a chance meeting: her fluency in English led to her serving foreign guests while working in a restaurant. They turned out to be representatives of a Canadian company that had recently started a mining operation in Kyrgyzstan, and, following the required […]

IWiMSpeakUp conference speakers at the Group of Experts on CMM

IWiMSpeakUp worked with conference organizers to connect with female coal specialists Sandra Seabela and Bobbie Foot to speak on women in mining at the 14th session of the Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane at the United Nations, 7-8 November 2019 in Geneva. An article entitled, Women in the coal sector: from barriers to […]

Sundowner London Holiday Event

Date: Tuesday, 17 December 2019 Time: 5:30 p.m. onwards Venue: The Kings Arms 2 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J 7QA Once again, Mayer Brown have kindly offered to sponsor our Christmas Mining Sundowner. Thank you Mayer Brown for your unending support! As is now tradition, Mayer Brown comes bearing gifts in the form of their fantastic umbrellas.  Make sure to […]


Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: Moose’s Down Under 830 W. Pender More information: Facebook The Vancouver Mining Industry’s 15th annual toy drive benefiting the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau is happening on December 11th at Moose’s Down Under. Bring an unwrapped toy, a gift card, or make a cash donation at […]

WIM Holiday Event

Annual Women in Mining South West Christmas Drinks Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Time: 18:00 – 20:00 Venue: Dolly’s Tea Room and Wine Bar 21 Church Street Falmouth TR11 3EG United Kingdom Registration: Eventbrite Tickets: Free Please join us on 11 December for the Annual Women in Mining South West Christmas Drinks, hosted in Falmouth, Cornwall, […]

Mines & Money / WIM Networking

Mines and Money Drinks Reception & Raffle Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Time: 17:00 – 18:30 Venue: Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street London N1 0QH United Kingdom Registration: Eventbrite Tickets: Free Join us at 5 pm on Wednesday 27 November at Mines and Money London for networking drinks kindly sponsored by Herbert Smith Freehills. We […]

NPW Presentation

Join us for the final event in Role Model Series powered by NatWest in Manchester! Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Venue: NatWest 1 Hardman Boulevard Spinningfields Manchester M3 3AQ United Kingdom Registration: Eventbrite Tickets: Free New year, new career??? Thinking of starting a business? Already started need some support? […]

NPW Podcast

#NPWPodcast recording in Manchester! Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019 Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm (GMT) Venue: Seminar Suite Pinsent Masons LLP 3 Hardman Street Manchester M3 3AU Registration: Eventbrite Tickets: Free Join us for a live recording of the Northern Power Women Podcast with a lively panel discussing 3 key topics all hosted by Founder […]

WinRSA End of Year Celebration

Special Guests Adelaide Crows AFLW Premiership Coach Matthew Clarke and two time Premiership Winner Courtney Cramey Date: Tuesday 17 December 2019 Time: 5.30pm (guest registrations from 5.15pm) – 7.30pm Where: BHP, Level 4, 10 Franklin Street, Adelaide (check in with ground floor concierge) Registrations are required via trybooking for this popular, free networking event supported by the WinRSA Committee […]

WIM Winnipeg Networking

Competitive Wine Tasting Date: Monday, December 9, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Venue: Chaise Cafe & Lounge 271 Provencher Blvd. Wine tasting and networking event! Wine and appetizers to be served. Each competitor must bring two 750 ml bottles of the exact same wine with a maximum value of $20/bottle. You do not […]

Jesalyn Abonates-Guingguing: “For me, mining is a social transformer, environmental enhancer, and a life changer. Women like me, who are eager to overcome risks, find ways, face challenges, and transform obstacles to become the way, can be attracted to mining.”

International Women in Mining Profile: Jesalyn Abonates-Guingguing Jesalyn Abonates-Guingguing is the Tenement and Environment Manager of Agata Mining Ventures Inc. (AMVI), a nickel mine in the Philippines, and a registered Environmental Planner. Combining passion and purpose, and driven by her advocacy of environmental stewardship, she became a Director of the Board of the Philippine Institute of […]

WIM Toronto Holiday Event

Holiday Cocktail Event Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Venue: Modus Ristorante – 145 King St West Registration: WIM Toronto Tickets: Member tickets – $30.00 for active members – until Dec 16th Non-member tickets – $35.00 for non-members and guests. Tickets purchased on or before Dec 16th. Tickets after Dec […]

WIM Toronto Technical Talk

Technical Talk Series Dr. Kim Tait, Royal Ontario Museum, on Gems and Jewels Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Location: HudBay Minerals Inc. – 25 York St., Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5J 2V5 Cost: Free – Registration is required to ensure we have sufficient space. Event Contact: Registration: Please register no later than […]

WIMWA / YMP Sundowner

YMP Environmental Sustainability in Mining Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm for 6:00 pm Venue: The Globe,  495/497 Wellington St, Perth WA 6000 Young Mining Professionals – Perth are pleased to invite WIMWA members to its Environmental Sustainability in Mining event to be held next Tuesday. It’s a great event for those in the Environment or […]

WIMBC Reception

Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Time: Doors @ 4:30 pm Award presentation at 6:00 pm Venue: Open Outcry (811 West Pender Street) Registration: Eventbrite Cost: $27.32 In honour of Julia’s memory and recognition of her impact on the industry, Women in Mining BC has created the Julia Lane Rising Star Award. We are so pleased to present […]


Come and learn some tips on time management from Lydia Caplygin Chief Operating Officer with Australian Institute of Professional Coaches Date: Friday, November 22, 2019 Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Venue: QRC Conference Rooms. Level 13 133 Mary Street Brisbane City, QLD 4000 Australia Registration: Eventbrite Cost: Free Bring your own lunch   “Time […]

Resa Furey – “The mining industry – and the business world in general – desperately need the benefits of having more diversity on boards…. It’s high time for companies to benefit from the ideas that women and diverse populations bring, and for corporations to look more like the rest of society.”

International Women in Mining Profile: Resa Furey Resa Furey is a market analyst and marketing director with over 20 years of global industry experience in providing solutions that create sustainable returns and a competitive advantage for companies in the resource sector. She has led market studies and an initiative to benchmark the global state of […]

Women in the C-Suite | Highgrade Special with Gillian Davidson

The gender debate is gaining momentum around the world – but the mining sector has been behind the curve. Up to this point, the conversation in the industry has been fragmented, sketchy, and to a large extent, emotional and reactive. Highgrade Media, alongside gender-equality champions Gillian Davidson, Gladys Smith, The German Development Agency GIZ and […]

WIMC / Energy and Mines

Energy and Mines World Congress Date: December 2-4, 2019 Venue: Marriott Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre 525 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G 2L2 Women in Mining Canada members and contacts can get a 20% discount on this important upcoming event focused on reliable, affordable and low-carbon energy for remote and grid-tied mines. Just enter wimc20 discount […]

WIM Canada Webinar

Webinars Featuring 2019 Award Winners Listen to Nean Allman, recipient of the 2019 Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award. Join us on Wednesday November 13th, 2019, at 10:30 am to listen to what Nean has to say about her journey as a pioneer and a woman in the industry, her challenges, her achievements… and some personal […]

WIMARQ Presentation

Non-traditional approach to achieving career aspirations Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: Rio Tinto 123 Albert Street Brisbane City, QLD 4000 Australia Registration: Eventbrite Cost: Free Marcia Hanrahan, Head of Risk at Rio Tinto, is looking forward to sharing her journey with you – including her diversity in career […]

Maryville University’s Definitive Guide to All-Gender Inclusion

Source Gender inclusion is a concept that transcends mere equality. It’s the notion that all services, opportunities, and establishments are open to all people and that male and female stereotypes do not define societal roles and expectations. While the United States has made dramatic strides in narrowing the gap between the sexes, statistics show that […]

Sehliselo Ndlovu – “Make your work become a recognisable brand: what you do in your field should have your clear and consistent mark of quality; your own brand. When you create a memorable experience in the minds of those you interact with, a long-lasting impact is made that can open new doors and opportunities.”

International Women in Mining Profile: Sehliselo Ndlovu Sehliselo (Selo) Ndlovu holds a PhD in Minerals Engineering from Imperial College, London, UK. She joined the Engineering faculty at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, in 2004 and currently holds the DST/NRF SARChI chair in Hydrometallurgy and Sustainable Development. She has trained over 30 PhD and […]

WIM Winnipeg Reception

Date: Monday, November 18, 2019 Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Venue: Carlton Room, Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre The Women In Mining Winnipeg Committee would like to invite you to our inaugural kick-off reception! The event will take place following day one of the Central Canada Mineral Exploration Convention on Monday, November 18th […]

WIMWA Sundowner

Innovation Driving Sustainability in Resources Date: Friday, November 29, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Venue: Ground Floor Conference Facilities Room 1, Brookfield Place Tower 2 123 Georges Terrace Perth RSVP: Janelle Scadden +61 8 9413 8453 / Gilbert + Tobin is pleased to invite WIMWA members to an end of year sundowner […]

AAMEG Perth Sundowner

Perth Exploration & Mining Sundowner Date: Thursday November 14, 2019 Time: 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: Bar Bizu 1303 Hay Street West Perth, WA 6005 Australia Registration: Eventbrite Tickets: AAMEG member – free Non-AAMEG member – $20.70 + tax It is designed as a relaxed forum for those that are reasonably active, i.e. “out […]

WIMSA Networking

End of Year Event Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Venue: Worley Parsons, Melrose Arch RSVP: click here Entrance fee: minimum of one pack of female sanitary pads. (our target is to collect enough to deliver to one girls school) Let 2020 be the year that we continue to lead […]


Mine Your Potential Mentorship Wrap Up Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Venue: Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel 612 Spadina Crescent East Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G9 Canada Registration: Eventbrite Cost: Free We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming wrap-up for the WIM/WiN-SK Mine Your Potential Mentorship Program About this […]

WIMARQ Presentation

Dr Jenny Purdie, 2019 Exceptional Women in Australian Resources winner is WIMARQ North West’s guest speaker at this Mount Isa event Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Venue: Arvos Tapas Bar 79 Camooweal Street Mount Isa, QLD 4825 Australia RSVP: by October 29 through Eventbrite Cost: free   WIMARQ NWQ and MMG […]

WIM Toronto Lunch

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Venue: Norton Rose Fullbright – 222 Bay Street, Suite 3000, Toronto ON (Note the new location!) Cost: Members: $15, Non-members: $25  (Lunch will be provided) Contact: Patricia Wood at Registration: no later than November 11 at click here    Data, the Human Element, and Machine Learning […]

WOMEESA AGM & Workshop

We would like to invite you to attend the WOMEESA Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 13th November in Brisbane the day before the Dorothy Hill Women in Earth Science Symposium. Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Time: Annual General Meeting: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (BYO lunch/refreshments) Workshop: 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Cost: $25 per person […]

WinRSA Breakfast

WinRSA & SPE Networking Breakfast Special Guest Speaker Shauna Noonan, 2020 SPE President Date: Wednesday 20th November 2019 Time: 07:30 arrival for 08:00 start, concludes by 09:00 Venue: Level 12, Santos Centre, 60 Flinders Street, Adelaide Free attendance with limited places available. RSVP required for catering by COB 15th November. Please click here to register. Contact with […]


Date: Friday, 25 October 2019 Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Venue: Scitech Sutherland Street West Perth, WA 6005 Australia Registration: Eventbrite Cost: free Join us for the Scitech Family Night when the whole family can have fun learning about science. Scitech has been integral to teaching the Perth community about the world of STEM for […]


Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019 Time: 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM Venue: Swissotel The Stamford, Level 69 Registration: WIMAR SG Tickets: Member $60 / Non-member $150 Join us for our Annual Gala to celebrate this year’s achievements, announcement of the 2019 WIMAR SG Award winners, inspiring conversation, networking plus fun festivities and maybe even some surprises! Our keynote […]